Eula V. Shaw

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Eula V. Shaw

Eula V. Shaw was born on July 7, 1927 in Durhamsville, Tennessee to Mr.Carthel Henley and Mrs. Elizabeth Young Henley.  She accepted Christ at an early age and was baptized and became a member of the Elan Baptist Church of Durhamsville, Tennessee. On June 7, 1947 she married William Shaw in Brownsville, Tennessee and moved to Chicago with William in 1953. In this union she was blessed with two children Cleveland Shaw and Linda Faye Bibbs (Chicago).  

In 1971, Eula V. Shaw moved to Lincoln, Nebraska where she begin a Food Service Specialist career with the University of Nebraska (Lincoln). She was employed with the University of Nebraska for 32 years where she was committed to education by ensuring students and staff had nutritious meals. Eula V. Shaw had a beautiful warm spirit and sweet personality and was always willing to help anyone if she could.

Eula V. Shaw is preceded in death by her parents Mr. Carthel Henley and Mrs. Elizabeth Young Henley, sisters Willie B. Young and Bernice Francis, a son Cleveland Shaw and a niece Lois Botts.

Eula V. Shaw departed this life on October 30, 2020.  She leaves to cherish her memory a dear daughter  Linda Faye Bibbs of Chicago, seven grandchildren  Lisa Bibbs-Hamilton (Darryl), Dallas Bibbs Jr. (Monika),  LaToya Bibbs,  Derrick Bibbs of (Chicago), Pauline Shaw, Denise Shaw, Cynthia Shaw and twenty great grandchildren; sister Pearl Temple(Lincoln, NE), nephews  Wayne Temple ( Virginia Beach, VA),  Darryl Temple, Melvin Botts and Kirk Botts(Lincoln, NE),: many cousins, great-nieces, great nephews, other relatives, friends, and members of the Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Lincoln, NE.

Funeral Service 1:00 p.m. Friday, November 6, 2020 at Metcalf Funeral Home Chapel, 245 N. 27th Street, Lincoln, NE

Visitation 3:00-6:00 p.m. Thursday, November 5, 2020 at Metcalf Funeral Home

Memorials may be given to the family for future designation.


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